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    This article discusses the problem of password strength (from a security point of view) with a focus on master passwords for password managers.

    The gist of it is:

    • (1) choose a password scheme that suits you;
    • (2) choose a desired strength (bits of entropy); (at the end of the article it gives some values depending on how “VIP” one is;)
    • (3) let the computer choose the password for you;

    This is also related to two questions I’ve asked the community about in previous weeks: